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Adidas Junior 6s headed to Royal Melbourne in 2021

Adidas Junior 6s headed to Royal Melbourne in 2021

Despite many and varied challenges, 2020 saw the exponential rise in popularity of the Adidas Junior 6s within Australia. 21 Dec 2020
Public flocks to new Sandy Golf Links

Public flocks to new Sandy Golf Links

Sandy Golf Links is a hot ticket for all of Melbourne’s golf loving community. 11 Dec 2020
Australia’s 100 Best Par-5s

Australia’s 100 Best Par-5s

On the world’s professional Tours, par-5s aren’t what they used to be. In fact, many are turned into par-4s for tournament play. For the rest of us, they represent lengthy journeys but a good opportunity to improve our score with perhaps a couple of lusty blows and a deft pitch. 8 Dec 2020
Ogilvy: The importance of course set-up

Ogilvy: The importance of course set-up

Course set-up has long been a topic of hot conversation on professional Tours all over the world. But it is important for every golfer. No matter how well or badly you perform, having fun and finding the game more interesting is a lot easier to achieve when the playing field is set-up properly. 2 Nov 2020
Clayton: Australia’s Scottish lesson

Clayton: Australia’s Scottish lesson

“At least 25 percent of the golf courses need to be converted into mountain bike trails. The rest can be used for walks and picnics, off-leash dog runs, boot camps and community veggie gardens. Maybe keep one for posterity.” 21 Oct 2020
Morri: Distance debate not about golfers

Morri: Distance debate not about golfers

It’s time again – unfortunately – to revisit the distance debate in the wake of Bryson DeChambeau’s US Open victory because many people still don’t seem to ‘get’ what the discussion is about. 28 Sep 2020
Morri: Is Bryson's 'bash-for-cash' pro golf's future?

Morri: Is Bryson's 'bash-for-cash' pro golf's future?

Do we want golf to become another ‘bash’ game? The appeal of golf, to me at least, has always been that it isn’t a ‘bash’ game. 22 Jun 2020
REVIEW: Gary Lisbon golf course jigsaw puzzles

REVIEW: Gary Lisbon golf course jigsaw puzzles

It is said that “necessity is the mother of invention and in these challenging Covid-19 times many businesses have been greatly affected. 11 May 2020
Ogilvy: “What should a world Tour look like?”

Ogilvy: “What should a world Tour look like?”

The world’s professional golf Tours may be suspended right now due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak – but that doesn’t mean the concept of a world Tour has lost any traction. Here, Geoff Ogilvy discusses his “dream Tour”. 16 Apr 2020
Q&A: What’s it like to play Augusta National

Q&A: What’s it like to play Augusta National

Playing Augusta National is top of most golfers’ bucket list. Here, Editor Brendan James, answers questions on what that experience is like having done so on the Monday after the 2014 Masters, via the tournament’s media ballot. 6 Apr 2020
The Architects’ Series: Legacy of the Morcoms

The Architects’ Series: Legacy of the Morcoms

Mick Morcom and his son, Vern, were this country’s most pre-eminent greens keepers for more than half a century, but their influence on course design and construction remain today. 19 Mar 2020
What now for Royal Melbourne?

What now for Royal Melbourne?

The Presidents Cup reacquainted the golfing world with the majesty of Royal Melbourne Golf Club. But what lies ahead for the famed Dr Alister MacKenzie layout? 16 Mar 2020
Tireless Sungjae Im wins The Honda Classic

Tireless Sungjae Im wins The Honda Classic

Sungjae Im is tireless, and no longer winless. 2 Mar 2020
Presidents Cup is why Aussies are winning: Scott

Presidents Cup is why Aussies are winning: Scott

Adam Scott credits the recent thrilling home Presidents Cup contest for a record-setting start to 2020 by Australians on the PGA Tour. 17 Feb 2020
PGA battle of the Queenslanders

PGA battle of the Queenslanders

Adam Scott and Cameron Smith were teammates last week at the Presidents Cup. This week at the Australian PGA Championship is another story however. Scott making that fact clear to Smith as soon as the team event was over last week. 18 Dec 2019
Morri: Tiger's last stand

Morri: Tiger's last stand

Nineteen feet, four inches. That’s the distance of what was likely Tiger Woods’ last competitive stroke in Australia. 15 Dec 2019
Patrick Reed’s caddie banned after clash with Cup fan

Patrick Reed’s caddie banned after clash with Cup fan

Patrick Reed’s week is going from bad to worse with reports circulating at Royal Melbourne that his caddie and brother in law, Kessler Karain, got into an altercation with a fan Saturday. 14 Dec 2019
Americans off the canvas in late Presidents Cup rally

Americans off the canvas in late Presidents Cup rally

The star-studded American Presidents Cup team had to draw on all their talent, experience and a little luck to avoid an embarrassing International team clean-sweep of the second day foursomes. 13 Dec 2019
Patrick Reed – golf’s Jekyll & Hyde

Patrick Reed – golf’s Jekyll & Hyde

It’s the wrong use of the right word but polarising might be the only way to describe American Patrick Reed. 12 Dec 2019
Morri: Now for something completely different…golf

Morri: Now for something completely different…golf

Finally, the waiting is over. Tomorrow, we get to see some golf. 11 Dec 2019
All the President's men are ready to go

All the President's men are ready to go

Tiger Woods and Ernie Els were once again separated by the partition of the interview room as they passed scribbled notes and whispers to their assistant captains on Wednesday afternoon. Woods deferring selecting his first pairing before Els kicked off proceedings. 11 Dec 2019